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Worthington Middle School Festival of Music event is Monday evening
Heron Lake-Okabena students gather 'Coins for Kids'
Doubt remains in Daubt; Democrats have concerns about new House speaker
Windom schools say no to winter weather
Education, research and new treatments assisting people with diabetes
Prep boys hockey: Luverne skates away from Worthington
Prep boys basketball: Antes sinks nine threes as Windom Area survives JCC
Prep gymnastics: Worthington soars to 140.175
Prep girls basketball: Jackson County Central tops Windom, SWC beats Canby
Prep wrestling: Four from Worthington get into Riot semifinals
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
Letter: Letter on Christmas wasn't meant to be negative
Column: Energy industry -- CO2 is good for us
Anita Rose (Ling) Siegmann
Florence "Kip" Gee
Cyril F. Gengler
Teresa Marie Stofferan
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
Out and About
Probst 80th birthday
Schubert 90th birthday
Amundson 100th birthday
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
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September 4, 2014
Minnesota must prepare for ‘age wave’
DETROIT LAKES — Minnesotans are getting older, and the costs of caring for seniors and the disabled are going to rise fast. The state needs to act now to get ahead of the coming “age wave” by providing a stable funding source to pay for care, says state Sen. Kent Eken,...
September 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
July 24, 2014
Missing Minnesota park employee found OK after nine-hour search
SOUDAN — A “man-tracker” led the way to finding a 76-year-old employee of a northern Minnesota park who went missing Wednesday while picking up litter along a trail. The nine-hour search that began with Soudan Underground Mine State Park staff ended with the woman found asleep...
July 24, 2014 - 8:43pm
May 6, 2014
Police investigate murder-suicide
WORTHINGTON — Local police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place Friday evening. The Worthington Police Department received a 911 call at 9:55 p.m. Friday from staff at Crossroads Care Center, located at 965 McMillan St., reporting the firing of gunshots...
May 6, 2014 - 4:11pm
May 5, 2014
Beyond the tragedy
WORTHINGTON — A representative from the Southwestern Mental Health Center will provide grief counseling and group meetings with staff today at Crossroads Care Center in Worthington, days after an elderly man apparently shot and killed his wife and then himself in the local nursing...
May 5, 2014 - 7:46pm
April 14, 2010
Okabena man enters guilty plea in sexual assault case
JACKSON -- A 90-year-old Okabena man pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree criminal sexual assault, admitting under questioning that he molested an 11-year-old girl last summer. Arnold Fred Hussong, who will turn 91 in June, entered into a plea agreement that will require him to...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Letter: House GOP aims to avoid cuts to services for elderly, disabled
On March 29, I sent a letter to Gov. Tim Pawlenty urging him to avoid cuts to group homes, day programs and nursing homes as a way to balance the state's remaining budget deficit. As I told the governor, Minnesota Republicans have always believed that we must ensure the stability...
opinion / letters
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Love lasts past 100 for South Dakota couple
Special to the Daily Globe The telephone rang Saturday morning, Feb. 20, as we prepared to go to the funeral of my husband's great, great uncle, John Taylor. Colin spoke on the phone for a minute, then came downstairs with an interesting look on his face. I glanced up quickly from...
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
As others see it: Elderly abuse - never again
The incidents of elderly abuse at the Edgewood Vista assisted living facility in Virginia are simply sickening. Some of the most vulnerable people of our Iron Range community in need of precious loving care were instead treated shamefully. Edgewood Vista officials did self-report...
opinion / editorials
September 15, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Report highlights elder living costs
ST. PAUL - Elderly Minnesotans in counties outside the Twin Cities area have lower living costs, a new report shows, but even they struggle to afford to live alone. The report from the Elder Economic Security Initiative concludes that living independently is the most affordable...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
Scam targets grandparents
DETROIT LAKES - On Tuesday afternoon, Bob Watson got a call. It was from his grandson, Robert, and he was in trouble. He told his grandfather he was in jail in Toronto, Canada. He had been drinking and gotten into an accident with his rental car. Robert was calling his grandfather...
November 24, 2008 - 12:00pm